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Old 09-24-2012, 02:55 AM   #781
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what's your the trick to not kick your top case when mounting and dismounting the bike?

Stand on the pegs - then swing a leg over? Easy enough getting on the bike but always feels weird on the dismount to me.

Thinking about adding a topbox to my little dr250 but imagine myself tripping over it daily.
Every bike I've had either had a sissy bar, or a top trunk. Most of the time I've just bent my leg enough to avoid kicking it. I tried the standing on the pegs method when I had the goldwing, with the backrest, but found it easier to just "kick" towards and over the seat, then just kinda hop towards the bike till I was sitting on it. Isn't pretty, but it works.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:44 AM   #782
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When I'm camping two up, I need the space. Soft luggage works too, but the top case is exactly right for my kitchen and camping items....



The rest of the time I'm too lazy to take it off....
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Old 09-24-2012, 06:25 PM   #783
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General question
what's your the trick to not kick your top case when mounting and dismounting the bike?

Stand on the pegs - then swing a leg over? Easy enough getting on the bike but always feels weird on the dismount to me.

Thinking about adding a topbox to my little dr250 but imagine myself tripping over it daily.
Try it like this...
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:35 PM   #784
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Top boxes are...

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Old 10-29-2012, 07:14 PM   #785
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I really like mine.
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Old 10-30-2012, 03:01 AM   #786
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Remember this top box atrocity? (page 46, post 677) Once again, it is NOT MINE.



It is STILL for sale at a certain dealer.

Someone had actually placed a deposit on it but (probably) one of their friends or a relative must have found out and talked the potential owner off the building ledge and back to reality.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:58 PM   #787
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pelican 1610 case


made my own mounts
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:24 PM   #788
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Hmmm...I just bought that box today. Tomorrow I get to figure out just how I'll attach it to the ride.

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Old 11-24-2012, 08:36 PM   #789
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It's hip to be square!

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Old 11-27-2012, 05:25 AM   #790
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My new Dewalt top case for the scoot...



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Old 12-01-2012, 08:41 PM   #791
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Somewhere past Chicken on the top of the world hwy June 2012.

Thrifty! Sears 24" plastic tool box, reflective stickers a tail light, spray paint, Voila!


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Old 12-01-2012, 08:48 PM   #792
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Thumb Like the way you carried the theme!


... And the fact that it's dirty ROCKS!
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:49 PM   #793
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... And the fact that it's dirty ROCKS!

Spray paint does wonders!
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:06 AM   #794
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Top Cases are SOOOO ugly, but they sure are functional:



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Old 12-02-2012, 06:09 AM   #795
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Somewhere past Chicken on the top of the world hwy June 2012.

Thrifty! Sears 24" plastic tool box, reflective stickers a tail light, spray paint, Voila!

love the new rear light in the top box top job
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